There’s this misguided idea that spirits and demons only show up during the month of October, even though the undead are active throughout the year. You think just because it’s hot out and you fell asleep in your American flag bikini holding a hot dog doesn’t mean there isn’t still a poltergeist subtly scooting a book…
“If you want this choice position, best not believe in superstition.”
Ghosts are undeniably scary. But if your greatest fear is being trapped in a skin-crawlingly awkward social situation, you may be permanently scarred by Another Evil, a horror-comedy that elevates the concept of “frenemy” to alarming new heights.
One of the most powerful telescopes ever built—NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope—is set to make its big debut in 2018. But before it starts scouring distant galaxies, or searching for life around at TRAPPIST-1, the telescope must undergo quite a bit of testing. Apparently, during “lights out inspections,” James Webb…
The Large Hadron Collider sits underground, spanning over five miles across beneath the bucolic suburbs of Geneva, Switzerland. This metal behemoth serves to try and understand the most basic building blocks of our universe. The question stands, then: if ghosts are real, shouldn’t the LHC have found them?
On December 9, Netflix is dropping a movie that was supposed to be in theaters over the summer. It’s called Spectral, and while all the signs point to it being really bad, the first trailer is really good.
This New York Supreme Court case’s real name is Stambovsky v. Ackley, but its nickname, “the Ghostbusters ruling,” is way catchier—and way more descriptive. Not to mention accurate, as the most famous part of the decision contains the phrase “as a matter of law, the house is haunted.”
Let’s all spook ourselves silly Victorian-style, shall we?
You might think that Halloween stops being fun as soon as the neighbors call you out for being too old to trick-or-treat. But one day, when you have a house of your own, you realize that turning your quaint homestead into a terrifying haunted house makes Halloween infinitely more enjoyable.
For the most part, there’s no wrong way to inhabit a haunted house. See some pissed off ghosts, try not to die, and you’re good. There is, however, one ironclad law that must be obeyed without question: DO NOT FEED THE HOUSE.
Jason Clarke will join Helen Mirren in Winchester, a supernatural thriller about eccentric firearms heiress Sarah Winchester. Her legacy is a mansion that took shape over 38 years of continuous construction... because she believed the ghosts of people killed by Winchester rifles wanted her do it. As you might guess,…
At first, the trailer for Lace Crater might fool you into thinking it’s a movie about mumblecore hotties enjoying a long weekend. Nope. It’s really about why you should never, ever have sex with a ghost. Turns out there are spooky side effects that a Google search on “std sex with ghost” can absolutely not explain.
Second only to Lego as one of the world’s most popular toys, Playmobil has always done its own thing instead of creating lines based on hit movies or other popular franchises—the NHL aside. But next year that’s all going to change as Playmobil is introducing its first licensed toyline based on characters from the…
Octopuses, undoubtedly the best creature lurking in the ocean, come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and colors but this one might be gnarliest of them all: it’s a ghost. Or at least it looks like it. Recently spotted in the deep sea 2.6 miles down in the ocean, the octopus could very well be an entirely new species.…
I’ve heard that Margaret Shilling was deaf. I’ve heard that she was unable to speak, to call for help. I’ve heard that she was playing hide-and-go-seek, and I’ve heard that she just wanted to die. She has been called Ohio’s most notorious ghost, the lost lady. Teenagers have prayed to her, broken into a building for…
Halloween is the greatest holiday of the year. You get to dress up. It’s secular. And the candy’s free. Here are photos you shared from your Halloween experience.
When the exoplanet Alpha Centauri Bb was announced in Nature in 2012, it was hailed a watershed moment in the search for Earth-like worlds beyond our solar system. But as eerie as it sounds, it now appears that Alpha Centauri Bb never existed.
This week the Lifetime Movie Network show The Haunting Of achieved utter weirdness with its spotlight on Meatloaf.
With the harnessing of electricity and the advent of the telegraph, the 19th century was a great time for advancements in communication. Not just between the living, but also between the living and the dead.
Nearly every town’s got a ghost story. Far more rare is when a ghost story can be traced back to one specific, legally documented criminal case. Still, they do exist, and the stories they spawn are even scarier with real-life context. Here are five horrifying murders that created five spooky legends.